Mariehov Lower Lock, Gota Canal

Motala, Söderköping

Johan Beckman and his son worked at Mariehov Lower and Upper Locks for a total of 70 years, starting in 1885. After Johan Beckman died, his son Gustaf Beckman took over as lockkeeper and worked until 1955.

Formal name: Mariestad

Built: 1832

Technical facts: The lock has a rise of 2.1 metres and just below it is an overflow on the south side

Contact information

AB Göta kanalbolag
Box 3
59121 Motala
Phone: +46-141202050


Opening hours

2020 Göta Canal is open:
Booking season May 4 - June 14
High season June 15 - August 12
Booking season August 13 - September 30